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Top 10+ Best Korean Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

March 15, 2023 - 2592 views

Coming to Ho Chi Minh City, besides local cuisine, you will have a chance to try foreign dishes, which will be a very interesting experience. Among those, Korean food is quite popular. Here are the 10+ Best Korean Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City.

1. Kyung Bok Gung Korean Restaurant

  • Address: 50 - 52 Hai Ba Trung, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1 
  • Open hours: 10 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $2.20 - $13.23 (50,000 - 300,000 VND) 

Kyung Bok Gung is a casual dining restaurant that is located right in the city center. The restaurant itself offers plenty of Korean dishes and high-standard service. 

Coming here, you can choose among BBQ, hotpot, seafood, noodles, and rice to try. There are so many choices that you should go in a group to try more. For BBQ, there are 13 kinds of meat. For hotpot, there are 8 choices, and many others are for seafood, noodles, and rice. The food here, generally, is cooked from fresh ingredients and seasoned to suit the locals’ taste. Therefore, their taste cannot be the same as the original Korean food; yet, they are easy to eat and enough to satisfy you. Plus, the portion here is quite small, so you can try more food. 

Besides, the restaurant is known for its professional service. Dishes are quickly served, and the staff is always nice. Kyung Bok Gung is quite large and features big tables; thus is suitable for families’ gatherings and friends’ hang out. As it lies on Hai Ba Trung street, it is quite easy to find. 

Kyung Bok Gung Korean Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


2. Kitchen Seoul

  • Address: 10 Vo Truong Toan, An Phu Ward, District 2 
  • Open hours: 11 am - 10.50 pm 
  • Price range: $6.61 - $30.87 (150,000 - 700,000 VND) 

Kitchen Seoul is a high-standard Korean restaurant, which offers high-quality food, elegantly decorated dining spaces, and enjoyable experiences.

The restaurant serves most traditional Korean dishes including all kinds of soup, mixed rice, and noodles. Besides, there is BBQ and seafood, plenty for you to choose from and try. The food, according to customers’ reviews, tastes good and features a medium portion, suitable to eat in groups. Also, Banchan (or side dishes) are abundant and will be served immediately when running out. Enjoying the meal here, you should try some BBQ as the meat is extremely fresh, well seasoned, and juicy when being cooked. As the price is pretty high, going with friends to split the bills will be the best choice. 

Besides, the dining space is elegantly decorated, so eating in is recommended. If you don’t want to get out, there are food delivery services. Dishes delivered to your place are still of good quality. 

Kitchen Seoul Restaurant


3. Choi Go Jip Korean Restaurant

  • Address: 161 Ham Nghi, District 1
  • Open hours: 11 am - 9.30 pm 
  • Price range: $5.29 - $88.20 (120,000 - 2,000,000 VND) 

Compared to the former, Choi Go Jip is a more luxurious and expensive Korean restaurant. It is, in fact, a Korean BBQ restaurant, where clean, fresh, and high-quality kinds of meat are served. 

Coming here, you can choose among marinated/ marinated pork neck, fresh pork belly, sliced beef belly, beef sirloin, and sweet soy marinated scotch fillet to try. There are quite a few choices but each has good taste. Therefore, you can try all of them. Besides the clean, fresh, and juicy meat, other Korean dishes like soup, noodles, and rice are averagely delicious, suitable to eat in the middle of the BBQ party. 

Though not elegantly decorated as Kitchen Seoul, Choi Go Jip features quite a clean, bright, and airy space with a lot of big windows. The restaurant is also divided into many private dining spaces with big tables, suitable for families and small parties. You can come here for lunch or dinner. 

Choi Go Jip Korean Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


4. Won Cuisines

  • Address: 49 Mac Thi Buoi, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1 
  • Open hours: 10 am - 9 pm 
  • Price range: 

With 4.5 stars on Tripadvisor, Won Cuisines is among the most recommended Korean restaurants in Ho Chi Minh city. The restaurant offers popular home-cooked Korean dishes which include kimchi noodles, quash pancake, kalguksu, bulgogi, mixed rice, and different kinds of Korean soup. All food here is made from ingredients imported from Korea and formulated by the Korean Chef-owner, thus offering the original taste. Besides the main dishes, the side dishes are really good. Most are homemade kimchi; therefore, the taste is delicious and goes well with other dishes. 

In addition, the dining space of Won Cuisines is quite cozy, plus the staff is friendly, so you will be comfortable while eating here. 

Won Cuisines Saigon


5. Jeon Sool Bab Restaurant

  • Address: Mplaza Saigon, 39 Le Duan, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1 
  • Open hours: 9 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $2.20 - $13.23 (50,000 - 300,000 VND)

Like Won Cuisines, Jeon Sool Bab serves home-cooked Korean dishes. Besides, there is BBQ for you to try. Dishes here, generally, are diverse and feature pleasant tastes, and are easy to eat. Some highlights are spicy seafood soup, hot bibimbap, cold soba noodle, and seafood pancake. Besides, if you buy one meal here, you will be served 5 pancakes for free. 

The dining space of Jeon Sool Bab is designed and decorated in Korean style with sliding doors and wooden furniture. The space is cozy and private. The atmosphere is quiet. You can come here with 1 to 2 friends to enjoy the meal. 

In addition, the service is professional. Dishes are served quickly and the staff is friendly. Therefore, you will feel welcomed and comfortable during the meal.  

Jeon Sool Bab Restaurant Saigon


6. Marduk Korean Restaurant

  • Address: 09 Bui Bang Doan, Hung Vuong town, Tan Phong Ward, District 7
  • Open hours: 11 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $1.32 - $38.81 

Marduk is a Korean BBQ and hotpot restaurant that is located in District 7, Ho Chi Minh city. The restaurant offers different kinds of fresh meat and seafood such as beef, rib, pork, and octopus. One special thing about Markduk is that besides meat, organs like beef’s guts, hearts are served. These dishes can at first taste strange to foreigners; yet, they will turn out very good later as being well marinated and cooked. 

If going with 1 to 3 friends, you can order set B, which includes quite many kinds of meat and seafood as well at about $8.82 (200,000 VND) per person. 

Besides the food, the dining space of Marduk is a plus with a quiet atmosphere and elegant decoration. The service is professional and high-standard. 

Marduk Korean Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


7. Boom Dak Korean Chicken Restaurant

  • Address: 192 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1
  • Open hours: 10.30 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $1.32 - $8.82 (30,000 - 200,000 VND) 

Boom Dak Korean Chicken restaurant offers different kinds of chicken dishes with different styles of cooking and different sauces.

Some highlights are fried chicken with sweet and sour sauce, fried chicken with cheese, and fried chicken with spicy sauce. The chicken dishes here are fresh, soft, and juicy. Every dish is about $4.41 to $8.82 (100,000 - 200,000 VND), and is enough for 2 to 3 people. Therefore, if you come here with friends, you can order 1 to 2 chicken dishes as the main dishes and some rice, Tokidoki, or noodles. Banchan or side dishes are diverse and pretty good. 

The dining space of Book Dak is bright, airy, and cozy. If you want to, you can choose the outside space to enjoy your meal. 

Boom Dak Korean Chicken Restaurant Saigon


8. Kimbap City 

  • Address: 107 Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Ward 7, District 3 
  • Open hours: 9 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $0.66 - $2.87 (15,000 - 65,000 VND) 

Kimbap City is a casual Korean restaurant that serves casual Korean food with Kimbap as a significant dish. Here, many different kinds of Kimbap are offered. Some highlights are traditional kimbap, beef kimbap, egg wrap kimbap, and deep-fried kimbap. The kimbap here is made from soft, sweet rice and well-cooked toppings, easy to eat and suitable to getaway. Besides, other Korean dishes such as tokbokki, mixed rice, noodles, and kimchi soup are available. If you are a vegetarian, there are vegetarian kimbap and tokbokki for you. 

As a casual restaurant, Kimbap City features quite a small dining space. Therefore, it is great to come with 1 to 2 friends. With such reasonable prices, the restaurant is suitable for budget travelers. 

Kimbap City Saigon


9. Hancook Restaurant

  • Address: 263 Nguyen Tri Phuong, ward 5, Dist.10
  • Open hours: 9 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $2.65 - $7.28 (60,000 - 165,000 VND) 

Like Kimbap City, Hancook Restaurant is a fast-casual restaurant located in district 1, Ho Chi Minh city. The restaurant serves popular Korean food such as kimbap, mixed rice, noodle, and soup. 

The food here, generally, is averagely good, suitable for budget travelers and small groups of friends. The restaurant mainly serves the locals, so if you want to have some local-like experiences, you can get here to eat. 

The dining space of the restaurant is quite cozy and airy. Besides, instead of chairs, people coming here to eat will have to sit on a seat cushion, which, to some people, can be a little uncomfortable. 

Hancook Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


10. Young Dabang Tokbokki Restaurant

  • Address: 143 Nguyen Duc Canh, Tan Phong Ward, District 7 
  • Open hours: 10 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $1.32 - $26.90 (30,000 - 610,000 VND)

Young Dabang Tokbokki is a Korean hotpot restaurant that serves different kinds of Korean hot pots and is one of the most popular Korean restaurants in Ho Chi Minh city. 

Here, you will be served with plenty kind of tokbokki hot pots. Some highlights available are tokbokki and beef, tokbokki and squids, and Jajang tokbokki. Besides, you try some Korean dishes like kimbap, kimchi, and noodle as side dishes. The portion here can feed 3 to 4 people; therefore, you can come here with some of your friends. 

Young Dabang Tokbokki Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


11. Busan Korean Food Restaurant

  • Address: 5 Dinh Tien Hoang, Binh Thanh District 
  • Open hours: 10 am - 10.30 pm 
  • Price range: $1.77 - $6.65 (40,000 - 150,000 VND) 

If you are finding some local restaurant in Saigon, then Busan Korean Food will be a good choice. the restaurant itself offers a wide range of Korean dishes at reasonable prices, which is very suitable for budget travelers. 

On coming here, you should try some fried rice with beef and tuna, spicy tokbokki, and bulgogi soup. Besides, there are many delicious side dishes that you can try if going in a group, as the portion is pretty large. 

As an inexpensive restaurant, Busan Korean food features an average dining space that is bright and clean. You can come here for lunch and dinner. If you don't want to go out, you can opt for food delivery services. 

Busan Korean Food Restaurant


12. Cocodak Korean Restaurant

  • Address: 192 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1 
  • Open hours: 10.30 am - 10 pm 
  • Price range: $1.33 - $8.87 (30,000 - 200,000 VND) 

Cocodak is a Korean chicken restaurant in Saigon. The restaurant is widely known and preferred by the locals, due to the high quality of ingredients, tasty sauces, and reasonable prices. If you come here, you can choose to try fried chicken with spicy sauce, fried chicken with honey, and steamed chicken. The chicken here is quite fresh, soft, sweet, and juicy. Besides, there are many other delicious dishes that you should try. You should go in a group to try as much food as you can.

The dining space of Cocodak is quite cozy so you will feel comfortable during the meal. Besides, as the restaurant offers food delivery services, you can opt for it if you don't want to go outside. 

Cocodak Korean Restaurant Saigon

The above article shows you the 12 best Korean restaurants in Ho Chi Minh for your reference. If you need to find Ho Chi Minh tour packages, please do not hesitate to contact BestPrice Travel.

You might also want to read: Top 10 best Korean BBQ in Saigon

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